Women in Biotech Networking Evening - September

  • 17:45 - 20:30, 19 Sep 18
  • Arnold & Porter, London
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Empowering women in STEM leadership

Women from across the sector are invited to enjoy a great evening of networking, drinks and gripping discussion. In this Women in Biotech session our speakers will be discussing how to increase diversity, women in leadership, and how to get more women takng up STEM subjects at an ealier age. We will be hearing from two advocates of women in life sciences, who have themselves made a big impact in empowering women.

Kindly hosted by Arnold and Porter.

Agenda

17.45 - 18.30 Registration and networking

18.30 - 19.30 Talks and Q&A

19.30 - 20.30 Networking and drinks

Speakers

Naomi Weir

Deputy Director

Campaign for Science & Engineering

Naomi is Deputy Director, leading on policy and public affairs, and supporting the Director in external engagement and strategic leadership for CaSE. She has produced influential policy reports and campaigns on R&D investment, Brexit, immigration, diversity, education & skills and science advice in policymaking. Naomi was Acting Director throughout 2015 which included leading CaSE’s Election, Spending Review and EU referendum campaigns and engagement.

Naomi has a background in science, studying Biological Sciences at the University of Edinburgh and specialising in Pharmacology. After university, Naomi worked in financial services before joining the policy team at University Alliance in 2010.

In 2017, Naomi was invited to participate in the US State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Programme. She is also an Innovate UK Women in Innovation Ambassador.

Venue

Arnold and Porter
International Financial Centre
25 Old Broad St
London
EC2N 1HQ

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